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Two weeks after Simon Bolivar incorporates Guayaquil and Ecuador into Great Colombia, in Guayaquil, he promotes an infantry officer to Lieutenant Colonel
Partly Printed Document Signed ?Simon Bolivar? as Libertador Presidente de la República de Colombia, 1p, 8.25? x 12?. Guayaquil, Colombia, August 15, 1822. In Spanish, not translated. Countersigned, endorsements on verso. Blank integral address leaf. Watermarked paper. Red wax seal, 1.25? diameter, affixed at lower left to paper with eight ?flower petals? intact. Fine condition.Bolivar promotes Leon Galindo to Lieutenant Colonel in the Infantry. Joseph Leon Galindo Camacho (1795-1865) arrived in upper Peru (today, Bolivia) with Simon Bolivar. On December 9, 1824, in the Battle of Ayacucho, Galindo was the victorious Commander of the Bogotá Battalion of the 2nd Colombian Division under Commander-in-Chief Antonio José de Sucre. Ayacucho was the battle that secured the independence of Peru and ensured independence for the rest of South America.On October 9,1820, the Province of Guayaquil achieved independence. The Guayaquil Conference was a meeting that took place on July 26
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